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Rong Ma

Cohort
2022

Faculty host:  Chris Garcia

Rong Ma is interested in using nanotechnology to answer questions in cell biology. After studying environmental science, Ma earned a doctorate at Emory University with research bridging chemistry and biophysics to investigate T cells, which defend against infections and cancer. As a Science Fellow, Ma will collaborate with researchers in medicine and chemistry to pursue breakthroughs in immunotherapy and cancer immunology. She is a co-founder and board member of the International Graduate Students and Scholars group at Emory. Ma was recently awarded the Michelson Prize for Human Immunology and Vaccine Research.

Portrait of Rong Ma